I bequeath to this post the name “Naming”

There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things. — Phil Karlton When you’re doing something important and creative, you end up trying to find a name for the thing you’re working on. And then you realize that naming is hard. A name is a pointer to something, a thing […]

The Poetry of Programming

“The programmer, like the poet, works only slightly removed from pure thought-stuff. He builds his castles in the air, from air, creating by exertion of the imagination. Few media of creation are so flexible, so easy to polish and rework, so readily capable of realizing grand conceptual structures… Yet the program construct, unlike the poet’s […]

Active Communication

So, in all of our dealings with customers, our active communication should fall into three camps: 1) Relationship-building 2) Strategic thinking 3) Exceptions & Problems There’s another kind of communication that happens all the time, that we want to avoid: 4) Information transfer ********************************************* Let’s think about these in detail: 1) Relationship-building: This ranges from […]